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Critical Care, Pediatric Intensivist needed in west Texas for Academic & Community practice

Universal Health Services Amarillo, TX
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Northwest Texas Healthcare System is assisting Texas Tech University in Amarillo, Dept. of Pediatrics in recruiting a Pediatric Intensivist in Amarillo, TX.

The position will be an employed Faculty position in the Pediatrics Department with Texas Tech Physicians of Amarillo, the faculty multispecialty group. The group is comprised of faculty and staff from the Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine, and enjoys a strong reputation throughout the region. The Pediatric sub-group currently has 26 physicians on staff, including 9 Pediatricians, 12 pediatric sub-specialists, 4 Neonatologists and 1 Pediatric Intensivist. Care will be provided at the 12-bed PICU at Northwest Children?s Hospital at Northwest Texas Healthcare System. The position will include typical critical care duties including vent management, central lines and sedation, and also includes teaaching medical students and Pediatric residency physicians. Call will be shared equally on a 1:2 rotation with the other Intensivist.

BC/BE in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine required, with experience preferred. Compensation includes a base salary and full benefits package along with academic appointment.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine has three campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, and the Permean Basin. Serving the healthcare needs of over 2.5 Million people in a 108-county area, Texas Tech physicians provide care in a comprehensive range of specialties as well as clinical research and teaching. The Pediatric Residency Program at TTUHSC at Amarillo is a tight-knit community of physicians with a big mission to train confident and compassionate Pediatricians who deliver evidence-based and family-centered care for a diverse Pediatric population in an open learning environment.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System and Northwest Children's Hospital provide comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the 500,000+ residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. Northwest Children's Hospital offers numerous pediatric subspecialties, providing compassionate care to children and their families including 29 spacious, private inpatient rooms. Northwest has a Level II NICU and 12-bed PICU to care for babies and children at the most critical point in their lives. Children's offers a Ronald McDonald Family Room for families of children who are patients, along with several other support programs and services.

Amarillo, TX: At 3,672 feet altitude with consistent breezes and low humidity, Amarillo enjoys 270 days of sunshine annually and four distinct seasons. Top-rated schools, upscale neighborhoods with views, and well-appointed country clubs offer families and individuals an exceptional quality of life. Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the United States. World class skiing and snowboarding can be found in Taos, NM, only a 5 hour drive away. Amarillo boasts a vibrant cultural arts scene including a Symphony, a Ballet, an Opera, museums, and art galleries. Sports teams, diverse restaurants and cuisine, great shopping, annual festivals, and a historic downtown with a brand new baseball park and minor league team combine to present a variety of entertainment options. With the metro area population approaching 300,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities!

Universal Health Services

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